Memorial Day Weekend

  • Welcome St. Louis Senior Olympians! Please note that some of these events will affect portions of the J’s facilities throughout the weekend. Click here to view schedule changes that affect the gyms, pools, etc.
  • The J is open from 8am to 5pm on Monday, May 28. We’ll be open regular operating hours on May 26 & 27.
  • Outdoor pools open May 26. Click here to view our pool hours.
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St. Louis Senior Olympics Training

Find Your Inner Olympian

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You can become an athlete at any age!

The 39th annual St. Louis Senior Olympics will be held May 24-29. Each year, it brings together more than 1,200 adults ages 50-100 who compete in more than 45 events. The J and Oasis want to help you build the confidence and fitness to be a Senior Olympian!

Register Online

The program, led by certified trainers and coaches, is designed to get you ready to race, throw, jump and compete! Each three-week session consists of:

  • An initial evaluation to assess your strength, flexibility and balance
  • Strength training focused on functional movement: proper running, throwing, jumping, landing
  • Flexibility work designed to prevent injury and increase your ability to move painlessly and effectively
  • Balance training to improve dexterity, reaction time and stability
  • Introductions to events, and guidance toward events best suited to you

Dates:
Three-week sessions meet Monday & Thursday each week.
Session 1: April 9 – 26
Session 2: April 30 – May 17
11am–12pm: The J’s Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
1–2pm: Kirkwood Community Center
3–4pm: The J’s Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur

Fees:
$69 for one session
$119 for both

Required:
Appropriate fitness apparel
Athletic shoes
Water bottle

Register Online

Contact: Phil Ruben, 314.442.3279

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